Sea search finds nothing

10.15am: THE RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue chopper was tasked at 6am today by Yeppoon Water Police to search an area near Cheviot Island, following reports of an overturned vessel.

A vessel was located near Cheviot Island, which is north of Byfield and north-east of Shoalwater Bay, but there was no sign of people in distress and no sign of any wreckage.

Yeppoon Water Police and the coast guard are continuing enquiries into the matter.



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